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It's Official: General Motors Now Sees Tesla As A Threat

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General Motors will be hoping those words, from vice chairman Steve Girksy as the automaker begins to study electric upstart Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], don''t become too prophetic. "History is littered with big companies that ignored innovation that was coming their way because you didn’t know where you could be disrupted."

General Motors and US Army expand fuel cell partnership

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General Motors claims to beat Ford on fuel efficiency

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Despite being a pick-up truck, and looking like anything but a green car, the vehicle boasts a 5.3litre EcoTec V8 engine that General [.].

New General Motors officially launched

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Some good news at last for the battered and bruised automotive industry in North America where the new, downsized General Motors Company emerged from bankruptcy yesterday. The new General Motors’ common stock is split as follows: US Department of the Treasury: 60.8%. UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust: 17.5%.

Sources: Peugeot and General Motors in alliance talk

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Reports suggest that General Motors, currently the world’s largest automaker, is in discussions with Europe’s number two automaker Peugeot with the talks focusing on sharing vehicles and parts as opposed to swapping stakes. general motors Green cars Latest news General Motors Peugeot PSA Peugeot Citroen

General Motors to sell bi-fuel pick-up truck

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Pick-up trucks don’t exactly have a “green” reputation – however, that may all change thanks to General Motors’ latest plans. general motors Green cars Latest news bi-fuel bi-fuel pick-up truck IMPCO Automotive pick-up truck

Military hydrogen-powered Chevy Colorado ZH2 launches

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Almost a year after it was first announced, General Motors and the U.S. General Motors hydrogen military hydrogen fuel cell U.S. Army will soon begin testing their jointly-developed hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle.

Woz is getting a Chevy Bolt EV after all; it arrives today

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General Motors Chevy Apple plug-in carsIt appears that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak—also known as "Woz"—is getting his 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV after all. In September, the car's chief engineer, Josh Tavel, showed Woz a pre-production version of the Bolt EV, and took him for a ride. Woz seemed to like what he saw.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to enter production in October

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General Motors has followed an aggressive schedule for the launch of its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car. Manufacturing General Motors Production plug-in carsThe Bolt EV has been in pilot.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk named to Trump's business-leader forum

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General Motors Elon Musk White House Silicon Valley Uber Donald TrumpTesla CEO Elon Musk has been appointed to a forum of business leaders being assembled by President-elect Donald Trump.

First Chevy Bolt EV electric car delivered to Canadian buyer

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General Motors Canada Chevy plug-in carsFollowing its launch last month in California's Silicon Valley, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is now rolling out in other regions of North America. Just last week, the first Chevrolet Bolt EV to be sold in Canada was delivered to its buyer. DON'T MISS: First.

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GM adds B20 biodiesel capability to Chevy, GMC diesel trucks, cars

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When it comes to reducing emissions, fleet operators generally have fewer options than individual buyers of passenger cars. General Motors Chevy biodiesel B20 fleetBut fleet buyers have embraced alternative.

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GM, Honda set up joint fuel-cell manufacturing plant, 2020 production goal

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This morning, General Motors and Honda jointly announced that the two companies would establish a joint venture to produce hydrogen fuel-cell systems for future products from each carmaker. General Motors GM hydrogen research and development hydrogen fuel cell

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GM's Maven car-sharing adds Chevy Bolt EV electric cars (in LA)

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Los Angeles General Motors GM Chevy Car Sharing plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Lyft MavenWith the 238-mile Chevy Bolt EV electric car now in its third month of sales and rolling out to additional states every month, the industry is focused on its sales numbers. If yesterday's.

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Far more Chevy Bolt EVs likely to be sold than compliance requires

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That means they are built primarily to satisfy California's zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate, and are generally only available in that state and perhaps a few other electric-car friendly markets. General Motors is aiming for more. General Motors California Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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GM commits to more efficient, electric, and autonomous cars

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General Motors will focus more heavily on electrified cars and alternatives to traditional car ownership to meet anticipated future regulations and predicted consumer trends. General Motors GM Autonomous cars plug-in cars sustainabilityroads by next year, it said, but is still committed to larger volumes. It also.

Thinking of buying a 2017 Chevy Bolt EV? Read the owner's manual!

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The launch of the 238-mile electric car is now close enough that General Motors has undertaken the mundane yet critical task of issuing an owner's manual for the car. General Motors Chevy ownership plug-in carsOwner's manuals.

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Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

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General Motors GM hydrogen Project Driveway hydrogen fuel cellThe cost of developing advanced zero-emission powertrains for future vehicles is substantial, even for the world's largest carmakers. Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell research, the biggest auto companies are doubling and tripling up to share the costs.

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Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date

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In Europe, General Motors markets the U.S.-built Europe General Motors Opel Norway plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Opel Ampera-eJust as the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is launching in North America, its European cousin is beginning deliveries across the Atlantic.

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Chevy Bolt EV is basis for 'huge range of electric cars': GM CEO Mary Barra

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General Motors GM Chevy Future Cars plug-in cars Mary BarraIt's common practice in the industry for automakers to base multiple different models on the same basic platform or architecture. This allows them to amortize the development costs of new platforms across a wider range of products.

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Chevy Bolt EV To Be Sold In Europe As Opel Ampera-E Electric Car

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When the first-generation Chevrolet Volt debuted just over five years ago, General Motors created a version for Europe called the Opel Ampera. Europe General Motors Opel Ampera plug-in carsNow that the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is.

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Chevy Bolt EV Trademark To Be Shared With Yamaha After U.S. Patent Office Suspension: UPDATE

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Not long after its unveiling at January's Detroit Auto Show, General Motors promised to put the 200-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV electric-car concept into production within two years. General Motors Trademark plug-in cars Car names Chevrolet Bolt Chevrolet Bolt EVBut there's already a problem with that plan.

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General Motors Invests in Electric Bus Firm With Rapid Charger Tech

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You’d think that General Motors already had a pretty impressive grasp of the electric vehicle market with its 2011 Chevrolet Volt, but the automaker announced today that its investment arm was providing part of the capital in a joint $30 million venture investment in a company that makes electric busses. That’s right.

Lyft drivers to get bulk of early 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars? Updated report

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General Motors has said that it will not take pre-orders for the car, which has drawn comparisons to the Tesla Model 3 that has racked up around 400,000 reservations. General Motors plug-in cars ridesharing LyftThe 200-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is expected to start production before the end of the year.

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Hydrogen For Military Use: Chevy Colorado Fuel-Cell Truck

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While General Motors has cut back its fuel-cell research efforts for passenger cars, it has joined forces with the U.S. Green General Motors U.S. Army to build a Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck with powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Army hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell military research

Is Chevy Bolt EV's Main Mission To Marginalize Tesla Electric Cars?

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General Motors Elon Musk GM Tesla Motors plug-in cars Mary Barra Tesla Model 3The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV may be the most eagerly awaited electric car since the original Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt (plus everything Tesla). And there's been much press coverage of whether or not the Bolt EV will compete.

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Next-Gen Cylinder Deactivation: V-8s Using Two Cylinders, 20 Percent MPG Boost?

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General Motors V8 Fuel Economy Delphi Cylinder DeactivationCylinder deactivation has become an important tool for squeezing better fuel economy out of larger-displacement engines. It allows engines to shut off fuel supply to some of their cylinders under light loads, effectively cutting displacement when extra power is not needed.

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Hydrogen cars celebrate half a century; have they made a difference?

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Bolt EV Powertrain: How Did GM And LG Collaborate On Design, Production?

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Manufacturing General Motors GM Partnership Mark Reuss plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) lg-chemIn last fall's runup to the launch of the production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car, GM discussed working together with Korean corporate giant LG on the Bolt's development. The cooperation was.

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Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

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General Motors is about to commit to engine start-stop systems in a big way. General Motors stop/start CAFE Fuel Economy start-stop system Corporate Average Fuel EconomyBut GM reportedly plans to offer start-stop on at least one powertrain in every model it makes by 2020.

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Curbside electric-car charging in Jersey City highlights importance for city drivers

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General Motors Car Sharing plug-in cars charging New JerseyCity living presents many challenges for car owners, with parking among the most significant and painful. Scarce parking spaces are a particular problem for electric-car drivers, who typically charge their cars where they park overnight.

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Carlos Ghosn's Face Shows Nissan's Reaction To 2017 Chevy Bolt EV

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General Motors GM Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Larry NitzCarlos Ghosn has never really been known as a man with frequent warm and ready smiles for all comers. Under most circumstances, the man who runs not only global automaker Nissan but the Franco-Japanese Renault-Nissan Alliance displays a serious, thoughtful countenance.

General Motors reveals plans for 4G network

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That’s because General Motors (GM) has announced the largest deployment of 4G technology [.].

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How A Chevy Camaro Gets Greener: Student Competition In EcoCar 3

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General Motors GM Department of Energy CAFE U.S. DON''T MISS: How Do You Make A Chevy Camaro Muscle Car Green? Students.

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Chevy, Nissan Reveal Second-Life Uses For Electric-Car Batteries

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General Motors GM battery pack plug-in cars energy storageIt's one of the most common questions about electric cars: What happens to the battery packs after the car is junked? Do they just get thrown away? Will any of them be recycled? What happens to their components?

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GM To Forge Ahead With Electric, Plug-In Hybrid, Other Electrified Vehicles

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That''s not something General Motors recognizes as an issue, though. General Motors Batteries Plug-In Hybrids GM Future Cars Chevy Volt plug-in cars Chevrolet Bolt When oil prices drop, the knee-jerk response of many analysts is to forecast doom for sales of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and other green cars.

GM Targets Tesla With 200-Mile Bolt EV Mantra: 'For Regular People, Not Elites'

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You'd almost think that General Motors had adopted the "1 Percent" meme that appears to be the lasting legacy of Occupy Wall Street. General Motors GM Tesla Motors plug-in cars Mary Barra Tesla Model 3 Chevrolet Bolt EVIf we heard it once, we heard it a dozen times this week.

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2016 Chevy Cruze gas mileage beats even previous Eco model

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General Motors Fuel EconomyThe 2016 Chevrolet Cruze EPA fuel-economy ratings beat those of all gasoline versions of the previous-generation model. The second-generation Cruze was unveiled last June, and shown in China before that, but is just now going on sale throughout the U.S.

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What can VW diesel owners buy now? Perhaps a Chevy Cruze diesel?

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General Motors TDI Volkswagen diesel scandalFollowing the revelation that it used illegal "defeat device" software to cheat on emissions tests, Volkswagen has essentially walked away from the U.S. diesel market. The company has indicated that it will not return to selling its TDI models here in large numbers anytime soon.

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Chevy Reports It Met 2010 Carbon-Reduction Goal: 8 Million Tons

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emissions General Motors Carbon renewable energyFive years ago, Chevrolet made two commitments to reduce its carbon footprint. In December 2010 it launched the first-generation Volt as part of the initial wave of mass-market electric cars. That same year, it also pledged to invest $40 million in projects to reduce carbon emissions.

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